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1812Charles Dickens, England, novelist (Oliver Twist, Tale of 2 Cities)

1812Robert Browning, London England, poet (Pied Piper)

1812 Birthdays
Date Event
Jan 6
Melchora Aquino, Filipino revolutionary hero (d. 1919) 
Jan 8
Sigismond Fortune Francois Thalberg, composer 
Jan 8
William Henry Holmes, composer 
Jan 10
Georg Hermann Nicolai, German architect (d. 1881) 
Jan 13
Humphrey Marshall, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1872 
Jan 13
Victor de Laprade, French poet and critic (d. 1883) 
Jan 14
Carl Gradener, composer 
Jan 15
Peter C Asbjornsen, Norwegian fairy tale writer 
Jan 15
Peter Christen Asbjørnsen, The Seventh Master of the House 
Jan 20
Ralph Pomeroy Buckland, Bvt Mjr Gen (Union volunteers), died in 1892 
Jan 20
Thomas Meik, Scottish engineer (d. 1896) 
Jan 31
John Randolph Tucker, Capt (Confederate Navy), died in 1883 
Feb 7
Charles Dickens, England, novelist (Oliver Twist, Tale of 2 Cities) 
Feb 7
Charles Dickens, A Christmas Carol 
Feb 11
Alexander H. Stephens, US Confederate Vice President, died in 1883 
Feb 11
Benjamin Franklin Sands, Commander (Union Navy), died in 1883 
Feb 14
Alfred Thomas Agate, American artist (d. 1846) 
Feb 15
Charles Lewis Tiffany, Killingly Ct, jeweler (Tiffany) 
Feb 16
Henry Wilson, (R) 18th VP (1873-75) 
Feb 19
Lauro Rossi, composer 
Feb 19
Lauro Rossi, Il suono instabile della libertà 
Feb 29
Hermann Hirschboch, German composer 
Feb 29
Sir James Wilson, Premier of Tasmania (d. 1880, also on 29 February) 
Mar 1
Augustus Pugin, English-born architect (d. 1852) 
Mar 6
Aaron Lufkin Dennison, father of American watchmaking 
Mar 9
Jakob Eduard Schmolzer, composer 
Mar 10
Victor Tesch, Belgian lawyer/min of Justice 
Mar 11
James Speed, Atty Gen (Union), died in 1887 
Mar 11
William Vincent Wallace, composer 
Mar 11
William Vincent Wallace, Maritana 
Mar 16
Henry Dwight Terry, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1869 
Mar 20
George Bibb Crittenden, Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1880 
Mar 22
Stephen Pearl Andrews, American abolitionist (d. 1886) 
Apr 2
Louise-Marie of France, queen of Belgium (d. 1850) 
Apr 3
Louisa Maria, Queen of the Belgians (1832-50/wife of Leopold I) 
Apr 6
Aaron Bernstein, writer 
Apr 6
Gavril Yakimovich Lomakin, composer 
Apr 6
Alexander Herzen, Russian writer (d. 1870) 
Apr 6
Aleksandr Herzen, Soroka-vorovka 
Apr 9
Randolph Barnes Marcy, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1887 
Apr 15
Pierre-Etienne-Theodore Rousseau, painter 
Apr 22
Solomon Caesar Malan, British orientalist (d. 1894) 
Apr 23
Louis-Antoine Julien, conductor 
Apr 26
Alfred Krupp, German arms merchant 
Apr 26
Friedrich von Flotow, Analyze This 
Apr 26
Alfred Krupp,  
Apr 27
Friedrich von Flotow, composer 
Apr 27
William W. Snow, American politician (d. 1886) 
Apr 28
Daniel Henry Rucker, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1910 
Apr 30
Kaspar Hauser, German son of grand duke Karel van Bathe 
May 6
Marin R Delany, Charlestown Va, 1st black major in US Medical Corp 
May 7
Robert Browning, London England, poet (Pied Piper) 
May 7
Robert Browning, The Pied Piper of Hamelin 
May 12
Edward Lear, England, landscape painter, (Complete Nonsense Book) 
May 12
Louis Ludwig Blenker, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1863 
May 12
Edward Lear, Tomfoolery 
May 17
Joseph Warren Revere, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1880 
May 19
Felix Kirk Zollicoffer, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1862 
May 20
Gustav Adolf Mankell, composer 
May 23
Henri A Esquiros, French poet/writer (Les Vierges Folles) 
May 30
John Alexander McClernand, Major General (Union volunteers) 
Jun 3
Pieter Mijer, Dutch gov-gen of Neth Indies (1866-72) 
Jun 7
Theophilus Toulmin Garrard, Brig Gen (Union volunteers), died in 1902 
Jun 8
Robert Schumann, Zwickau Germany, composer (Neue Zeitschrift fuer Musik) 
Jun 8
Spyridon Xyndas, composer 
Jun 9
Hermann von Fehling, German chemist (Fehling's reagens) 
Jun 9
Johann G Galle, German astronomer (discovered Neptune) 
Jun 12
Edmond Hébert, French geologist (d. 1890) 
Jun 14
Fernando Wood, New York City mayor (d. 1881) 
Jun 18
Ivan Goncharov, Russia, novelist/travel writer (Oblomov) 
Jun 18
Ivan Goncharov, Oblomov 
Jun 21
Moses Hess, Jewish socialist and nationalist (d. 1875) 
Jun 27
John Pike Hullah, composer 
Jun 28
Rudolf von Alt, Austrian painter 
Jul 1
Willem J d'Ablaing van Giessenburg, Dutch genealogist/heraldicus 
Jul 15
Benno Adam, animal painter 
Jul 15
James Hope-Scott, English barrister (d. 1873) 
Jul 27
Thomas Lanier Clingman, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1897 
Jul 28
Józef Ignacy Kraszewski, Stara basn. Kiedy slonce bylo bogiem 
Aug 8
John Rodgers II, Commander (Union Navy), died in 1882 
Aug 25
Percival Drayton, Capt (Union Navy), died in 1865 
Sep 12
Richard Hoe, American inventor and industrialist (d. 1886) 
Sep 18
Herschel Vespasian Johnson, American politician (d. 1880) 
Sep 29
Gopel, mathematician 
Oct 20
Austin Flint, 19th century heart research pioneer 
Nov 2
Abraham I van Lier, theater director (Gran Theatre-van Lier) 
Nov 4
Aleardo [Gaetano] Aleardi, Italian/East poet (Lettere a Maria) 
Nov 9
Paul Abadie, French master builder (renovated Notre Dame) 
Nov 14
Maria Christina of Savoy, queen of the Two Sicilies (d. 1836) 
Nov 18
Jesse Johnson Finley, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1904 
Nov 19
Karl Schwarz, German theologian (d. 1885) 
Nov 28
Ludwig Mathias Lindeman, composer 
Dec 3
Hendrik Conscience, The Conscript 
Dec 4
Elias Smith Dennis, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died 1894 
Dec 6
Robert Spear Hudson, English businessman (d. 1884) 
Dec 14
Charles J Canning, English earl/1st viceroy of British-Indies 
Dec 15
Isidor Dannstrom, composer 
Dec 16
William Grose, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1900 
Dec 18
Wiktor Kazynski, composer 
Dec 20
Achille Peri, composer 
Dec 22
Johanne Luise Heiberg, Copenhagen Denmark, actress (Romeo & Juliet) 
Dec 23
Samuel Smiles, Scotland, author (Self-Help, Character, Duty) 
Dec 23
William Hauser, composer 
Dec 24
Henry Russell, composer 
Dec 24
Karl Eduard Zachariae, German jurist (d. 1894) 
Dec 24
Henry Russell, Pierrepoint: The Last Hangman 
Dec 26
Wilhelm Volkmar, composer 
Dec 28
Julius Reitz, composer 
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